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In 1995, the Lobbying and Disclosure Act was enacted, which raised a number of questions
Please outline and explain the functions and purposes of lobbyists using Bardes’ (Ch. 7) as a guide. Explain how the reforms implemented by Congress in 1995 and 2007 attempted to limit and regulate their power.
Look at the Democratic National Platform for 2020 at https://democrats.org/where-we-stand/party-platform/. (This is a link to another website.)
Take a look at the following issue planks (the PDF document link includes a table of contents): “Building a stronger, more equitable economy” and another topic area/plank of your choosing What is the official party position/values on these two
issues? Is this a sign of the party’s base and elite shifting to the progressive “Bernie/AOC” wing? Why do you think that is?
The following is the Republican National Platform from 2016 (the RNC did not have a platform for 2020): DRAFT 12 FINAL percent 5B1 percent 5D-ben 1468872234.pdf https://prod-cdn-static.gop.com/media/documents/DRAFT 12 FINAL
percent 5B1 percent 5D-ben 1468872234.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Examine the “Rebuilding the Economy & Creating Jobs” plank (found at the start of the “Restoring the American Dream” portion of the platform), which outlines the GOP’s trade and tax policies. Then look at another subject of your choosing (again, the table of contents is at the top of the PDF doc) and summarize the GOP positions on each. Is this a shift to the right of Trump/Nationalists? Or is it a fight to keep the GOP’s establishment/mainstream conservative principles?